We have a food home delivery person come to our home once every two weeks. They have some nice specialty products that either cannot be found at your average grocery store, or are better quality. After giving the salesperson my order last night, I … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons To Pay Attention To Your Debit Or Credit Card Expiration Date
I recently received a new debit card in the mail, as the one I had been using for the last few years was set to expire soon. This one looked a little different, as it had a small metallic chip embedded within the card. I had heard that card issuers … [Read more...] about Why Do I Need A Computer Chip On My Debit/Credit Card?
How do you pay your bills? I pay mine with money. Haha, in all seriousness, though, let me tell you a a little story... I entered the amount of the last bill into the spreadsheet used to track our checking account, and dropped the statement into … [Read more...] about How Do You Pay Your Bills?
Last week, we took the MINI to the dealer for some work and got a rental from the in-house Enterprise Rent-A-Car. The dealership agreed to cover the whole cost for the Toyota Corolla even though we had to keep it an extra 8 hours, but I still had to … [Read more...] about I’ll Refund That for You THIS Time…
Normally, I'm in the habit of just tossing the credit card terms & conditions in the recycling pile, but this time, I decided to read the letter that my Discover Business Card sent to me regarding changes to the account. One particular paragraph … [Read more...] about Beware of the Closed Credit Card Account!
This past week, my article "Free Laptop Nation: How Free Is It?" was featured in the 144th Carnival of Personal Finance, hosted by BeingFrugal.net. As it was published on St. Patrick's Day (the one on the calendar, regardless of what the Catholic … [Read more...] about Best Finance Articles from Carnival of Personal Finance #144